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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2018 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 21

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 90.4%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 13.5
  2017 median home sale price: $427,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 80.7%
  2016 median household income: $120,270
  2016 population: 18,379
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 36.0%


Prosper public schools rank twentieth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks eighteenth among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the nineteenth lowest overall crime rate of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Prosper MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 16.0 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $427,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $200,000 to $1.3 million ... average size of houses sold was 3,380 square feet, average square foot price was $136.87 and average house age was 8.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 46 days on market


Prosper new home construction

There currently is very sigificant new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that currently are listed for sale. Shown below are some of the neighborhoods in which these new homes are being built. Links to three master planned communities in which many of these new homes are being built are provided below.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. My answers almost always are "Yes" and "Yes." If you are thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2016 estimated population 18,379 ... population density 1,088 residents per square mile ... 36.0 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $120,270 ... 80.7 percent of Prosper residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Prosper              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina208,006$339,500$94,8567north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17163,6567$380,000$117,6428south
Little Elm3742,504$260,000$87,93312southwest
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25713east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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8770 Prestonview Drive, Prosper, TX - $485,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,932 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Amazing Acreage Property In Prosper Isd With Guest House And No Hoa.amazing Curb Appeal With Gray Painted Brick! Wait Until You See The Remodeled Kitchen With Gorgeous Upgraded White Cabinets, Granite Counters, Under Cabinet Drawers, New Appliance...

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690 Texana Drive, Prosper, TX - $489,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,268 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Impressive 5-bedroom Home With Outdoor Kitchen & Stunning Pool Oasis On A Huge Lot In A Sought-after Community! Built For Entertaining This Upgraded Home Features Formal Living & Dining W-butler’s Pantry, Game & Media Room & An Amazing Outdoor Oa...

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780 Texana Drive, Prosper, TX - $470,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,277 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Sought After Lakes Of La Cima! Lake Cima Is Around 3 Lakes And Offers Walking Trails, Playgrounds Nearby, Pools And Greenbelts. The Foyer Has Double Doors To Enter Into A Grand Welcoming With A Incredible Spiral Staircase With Wro...

Photo of Listing #14005634

961 Fox Ridge Trail, Prosper, TX - $474,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,358 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Amazing Highland Built Home With A Backyard Paradise! Built For Entertainment, The Backyard Features An Incredible Custom Pool And Separate Hot Tub Ready To Enjoy. The Outdoor Living Area Has An Austin Stone Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen With Stainle...

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800 Texana Drive, Prosper, TX - $429,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,797 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Incredibly Priced 6 Bdrm,4 Bath Home W-open Floor Plan W-2nd Bdrm Down. Recently Painted With A Transitional Twist,hardwood Floors Throughout First Level&replaced Carpet Up.family Rm Has Vaulted Ceiling,stone Fireplace Open To Kitchen & Perfect Fo...

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331 Fawn Mist, Prosper, TX - $439,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,749 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Nearly Complete, Hard To Find Single Story Plan In Coveted Lakes Of Prosper Community. Gracious, Open Concept Living With Beautiful Transitional Finishes. Just A Stone's Throw From Frontier Park And Prosper Schools. This Home Sits On An Oversized...

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740 Salada Drive, Prosper, TX - $529,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,439 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Don't Miss This Stunning Home Situated On A Large Lot With A Serene Backyard Oasis. Come See The Breathtaking Entrance & Grand Staircase That's Sure To Wow! Large Chef's Kitchen Features Granite, Ss Appliances, Island, Large Pantry, Gas Stove, Dbl...

Photo of Listing #14002962

1210 Rainier Drive, Prosper, TX - $437,210

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,641 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Mls# 14002962 - Built By Taylor Morrison - Ready Now! ~ The Fairmont Plan. Grand Archways Connect The Foyer, Living, Dining And Family Rooms, Creating One Large Space That Is Perfect For Hosting Guests Or Large Family Gatherings. The Kitchen And B...

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3140 Kennington Drive, Prosper, TX - $495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,484 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Mls# 14001643 - Built By Ashton Woods Homes - February Completion! ~ Why Wait To Build When You Have This Move-in Ready Home In The Heart Of Prosper With Upgrades Everywhere. This South Facing 2-story Richmond Floorplan Has It All. 5 Bedrooms W...

871 Greenbriar Lane, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,965 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Truly Unique 1-story In Prosper’s Premier Windsong Ranch Development. No Mud, No Pid. Energy Efficient Home Design Offers Two Amazing Master Suites, Dedicated Study And An Expansive Designer Kitchen Open To Large Living Area W Stacked Stone Firepl...

4961 Lockwood Drive, Prosper, TX - $454,339

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,634 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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A Great One-story Layout With A Large Sliding Door Leading Out To The Covered Patio And Fireplace. Elegant Wood Floors Compliment The Entry, Family, Dining And Kitchen Areas. For The Chef In The Family, This Kitchen Boasts A Double Oven, Large Isl...

4971 Lockwood Drive, Prosper, TX - $481,566

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,300 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Stunning 3300 Square Foot Home That Backs Up To A Greenbelt. 4 Bedrooms, 3 And Half Baths, Study, Gameroom, Mudroom In Open Floor Plan. Spacious Kitchen And Dining Area Open Tp Side Covered Courtyard With A Fireplace Via 15ft Sliding Glass Doors,...

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3040 Renmuir Drive, Prosper, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,475 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Mls# 13999127 - Built By Ashton Woods Homes - February Completion! ~ Enjoy A South Facing Homesite With A Bright Open Floor Plan In This Energy Efficient Home With Radiant Barrier Roof, Low -e Windows & Beautiful Wood Floors. This Spacious 1-story...

940 Greenbriar Lane, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,503 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Not Just A Home, But A Lifestyle! This Stunning Darling Home Is Situated In 2018 Best Lifestyle Program Award-winning Planned Community That Promotes A Healthy, Active Lifestyle & A Strong Sense Of Community. The Home Features A Grand Entrance Foy...

1640 Trellis Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,504 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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No Time To Build & Look For A Deal? Own This Brand New, Fantastic American Legend Home In Proper’s Most Prestigious Neighborhood. Stunning & Most Expensive Flrpln W. Tons Of Upgrades. 2 Bedrms & Study On 1st Flr. Extensive Woodlike Tile Floors, Ex...


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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:31pm CST.